Born and raised in Oklahoma, Chris Childers is a PGA of America Life Member with professional experience for the past 20+ years in championship golf management nationwide and internationally, with strong organizational skills.
Operated 480 events in 44 states/Europe. Directed/executed Junior Ryder Cup, Junior PGA and PGA Minority Collegiate Championships. Site planning for 17 professional majors. Managed $13M in financial budgets for PGA of America.
Chris graduated with honors as a Crimson Scholar with a B.S. / B.A. in Marketing and Professional Golf Management from New Mexico State University. Played collegiate golf for GCAA Hall of Famer, Herb Wimberly. Played competitive junior golf under the guidance and instruction of GCAA Hall of Famer, Mike McGraw. Chris Childers joined the staff in Sept. 2018 as our GCAA Director of Operations.